Last Week Revision Strategy For NEET SS 

Last Week Revision Strategy

If you are targeting Pediatrics in the upcoming NEET SS exam 2022, read this. This article outlines last week revision strategy & important must-read Pediatrics topics for the NEET SS exam. 

As we all know, the NEET SS exam pattern has been recently updated, and this will be the first time when the new pattern will be implemented. This makes it difficult to gauge what to expect in the exam. At the same time, a candidate must do everything he can to elevate his preparation. 

To help you with last week’s revision, PrepLadder has compiled this blog that outlines some high-yield topics and a few fundamental principles that will help you confidently attempt the exam. Keep reading to find out.

Also read: Important topics for last minute revision of General Medicine

Important Must-Read Topics for Pediatrics

First things first, here are a few high-yield topics compiled by Dr. Sandeep Sharma that you must try to read before attempting the exam. You can also view this video for exam tips & tricks, high-yield topics, and last week revision strategy.

Recent updates 

  • Updates related to association of child neurology (AOCN) 
  • Some updates related to: 

West syndrome

Neurocysticercosis 

Febrile seizures 

  • IAP update on global developmental disorder 
  • Indian society of pediatric nephrology guideline 2021 ( Focus on steroid sensitive and steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome)
  • ESPGHAN guidelines related to GERD or Gastroesophageal reflux disease 

Evergreen topics

  • Celiac disease
  • Trisomy like down syndrome 

Neonatology 

  • Apnea of prematurity 
  • Congenital infections
  • Metabolic disorders, particularly glycogen storage diseases and Mucopolysaccharidosis, are essential. 

Vaccines 

  • Latest national health program 
  • National immunization schedule and how IAP schedule differs from them
  • Vaccines in high-risk populations
  • What are the high-risk populations
  • Monkeypox vs. other viral rashes in children
  • DD of viral febrile rash in children measles, mumps, and rubella
  • IAP guidelines for tuberculosis 
  • AIIMS NICU and PICU protocol 
  • ARDS 
  • PALS protocol

Miscellaneous

Tubular disorder – Bartter, Gitelman, Liddle, Gordon syndrome, what are the differences between renal tubular acidosis 

Obstructive uropathy

  • Surgical emergencies related to GI including various intestinal obstructions, their radiological sign, and their key features. 
  • The surgical neonatal emergencies like congenital diaphragmatic hernia, tracheoesophageal fistula and the related problems. 
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Important syndromes 

Key Principles You Must Remember

Stress and anxiousness before the exam are natural. To cope with the same effectively and build your confidence, follow these key principles – 

  • Revise frequently asked topics thoroughly 
  • Quickly review untouched areas
  • For commonly asked genetic disorders, focus on chromosome numbers and arm, rather than the gene or pathogenesis
  • Do not leave any major system untouched
  • Read major national health programmes in Pediatrics superficially
  • Avoid unnecessary epidemiological or pathogenesis details
  • Latest updates should not be missed
  • Do not skip meals
  • Take 6-8 hours of sleep daily
  • Do not sleep during the daytime, specially the time frame when you are scheduled to sit in the exam.
  • Go with confidence!

Lastly, make sure you skim through these expected topics at least once so that your confidence and accuracy builds on them. You can go through the treasures or rapid revision on the PrepLadder app for a quick overview of these important must-read topics for pediatrics. 

Kashika Walia

Kashika Walia is a Senior Content Writer at PrepLadder. She is devoted to give her readers easily digestible and high-value content that makes their journey towards their dream career incredibly easy.